Matthias Brenzinger: Our Featured Linguist!
It was about one and a half years ago that I finally I arrived where I had always wanted to be and do what I had always wanted-- teach students, support small language communities and conduct research on African languages on my doorstep. The University of Cape Town and my new colleagues welcomed my efforts to establish the Centre for African Language Diversity-- CALDi as well as The African Language Archive-- TALA and I was recently appointed the Mellon Research Chair: African Language Diversity this initiative. The main aim of CALDi is to train young African scholars in descriptive linguistics and open up space for research into African languages at UCT with the hopes of countering the dominance of African linguistics outside the continent. It has been a great challenge for which my whole career has been a form of preparation...Read more
FYI: DigitHum: Humanities and Digital Technologies
Salvador Climent Roca
The e-magazine "DigitHum: Humanities and Digital Technologies" has|
issued its nr. 2. DigitHum is edited by the department of Humanities
of the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (Open University of Catalonia)
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DigitHum contains papers in Catalan, Spanish and English written by
scholars and researchers among the best in the field of the Humanities
and the application of digital technologies to virtual teaching.